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  • Memorex Telex offers one-stop thin-client bundle

    Memorex Telex is thinking thin. The network integrator has announced it will offer thin-client solutions, encompassing hardware and software solutions, services and support, said Philip Seow, chief operating officer of Memorex Telex, Asia-Pacific.

  • IBM struggles with networking obscurity

    As IBM's e-business mantra continues to proliferate, senior executives in its network hardware division are struggling to avoid a slide into obscurity. Scott Smith, IBM's Asia Pacific general manager of networking systems, said IBM's networking hardware division (NHD) is "trying to make sure it doesn't get lost in the shuffle.

  • Novell to provide directories for Sun's Jini

    Novell is in negotiations with Sun Microsystems to provide directory services for the much-heralded Jini platform, according to Novell's Christopher Stone, senior vice president of strategy and corporate development. "What Jini needs is a directory," said Stone earlier this week.

  • Oracle's Ray Lane says a PC can be an NC

    Organisations will have to rethink their entire business plans in terms of a shared network between employees, customers and partners in the next few years, according to Ray Lane, president and chief operating officer of Oracle.

  • Memorex Telex offers one stop thin client bundle

    Memorex Telex is thinking thin. The network integrator has announced it will offer thin client solutions, encompassing hardware and software solutions, services and support, said Philip Seow, chief operating officer of Memorex Telex Asia-Pacific.

  • Novell's ZEN and the year 2000

    NetWare customers grappling with year 2000 problems may find help in ZENworks 1.1, an upgraded desktop management tool Novell plans to ship later this year.

  • Digital lets fly with big network win

    Southern Cross Distribution Systems (SCDS) is rolling out a $16 million network and legacy IT systems upgrade to offer Australian travel agencies access to Y2K compliant equipment.

  • Windows NT switches to hit the big time

    The planned acquisition of Berkeley Networks by Fore Systems, announced last week, could give the start-up company's innovative Windows NT switch technology more of a foothold in large enterprises.

  • Out-of-the-box intranet applications

    Building an intranet for customers cannot get any easier, claims the company distributing IntraNetics, a product touted as an out-of-the-box intranet solution.

  • Cisco to make Web management splash

    Cisco Systems next month will introduce a comprehensive package of Web-based tools for managing enterprise networks anchored by the vendor's routers and switches.

  • Olicom first out of the blocks with High Speed Token Ring

    High Speed Token Ring (HSTR) is here. The question is does anyone care? Olicom last week predicted it would have at least a two to three month break on its token ring competitors when it announced it is shipping the first HSTR networking solutions.

  • Cisco admits to a hole in PIX firewall

    Cisco late last week confirmed a vulnerability in a server it ships with its popular PIX firewall that enables internal users to hack in to the Windows NT host and retrieve any files that they know in advance reside there.

  • Novell offers thin client version of NDS

    Novell is set to release a version of its directory services product that interoperates with Citrix Systems' thin-client networking software. The vendor's decision to bring its directory technology across from PCs to thin clients may represent a shot in the arm for the thin-client movement.

  • IBM seeks global network infrastructure buyer

    By Rob Guth | 03 September, 1998 13:52

    IBM is seeking a buyer for its worldwide network infrastructure in the hope of lowering costs while increasing its focus on the services that run on top of the network, sources familiar with the company's plan said this week. The sources did not disclose any potential buyers for the IBM Global Network, but said the company is targeting major telecomms companies.

  • HP launches cheap workgroup hubs, switches

    Hewlett-Packard continued its push into the networking market on Monday with new low-priced Ethernet hubs and switches for workgroups, individuals and home users. They are geared to small workgroups and high-performance users and have either 12 or 24 10Base-T ports and a 10/100 autosensing port for a high-speed uplink.